Top Bar


Admissions Timeline

Seventh Grade

October 1st  &  October 27th - 2020
Virtual Information Session for Prospective Students and Parents. 6 PM Click here for Zoom link.

November 1st, 2020
Open House - Virtual

Spring, 2021 
The Archdiocese of Washington sponsors a Catholic High School Fair in the spring. Click here for information and registration form after April 1st. Participation is free. The fair provides a convenient way for families to meet representatives from the high schools, receive informational materials and learn about the admissions process and tuition assistance - all at one site. The fair is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Washington in partnership with the Catholic high schools.

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021  
Information Session for Prospective Students and Parents of 7th graders. Convocation Center. Check back for details.

Fall/Winter of Eighth Grade

All on-campus events have been postponed at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please continue to check back periodically for updates. The below dates are subject to change depending on DeMatha and the Archdiocese of Washington guidelines.

Register online for a tour.  Click on Plan A Visit to register.

Begin your Application for Admission for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. See 'Application Process.'

October 1st & 27th 6 PM 
Information Sessions for Prospective Students 6:00 PM. Virtual.  Click here for Zoom link.

October 1st
Apply for Archdiocesan Tuition Assistance,(TADS) click here for application.

October 26th
Apply online for High School Placement Test (HSPT). Click here to register. 

Apply online to FACTS for DeMatha tuition assistance (DeMatha Grants). Applications due December 15th. Click here for online application.

November 1st
Open House - Virtual

November 16th
Request transcripts & recommendations via Admissions Portal.

November 23rd
High School Choice window opens on HSPT site. Indicate DeMatha on this form.

December 4th
Tuition Assistance application(TADS) due to the Archdiocese of Washington. Please visit the ADW site for more information. Register for the HSPT by this date.

December 5th & 12th
High School Placement Test (HSPT) administered at DeMatha. Online pre-registration is required by November 29th. Students report to the main building at 8:30 a.m. Testing ends at 12:15 p.m.

December 12th
Last date for selecting DeMatha as a choice on the HSPT registration form.

December 15th
Online Application for Admission to DeMatha Catholic High School due. DeMatha Tuition Assistance application (online via FACTS) due.
Catholic School Students' Middle School Transcripts due.

January 14th, 2021 
Teacher Recommendations (3) & transcripts (Non-Catholic School Students) due.

February 18th after 3 pm
Decision notification via Admissions Portal.

March 12th
Enrollment forms and fees due for the Class of 2024. 

March 15th
DeMatha Tuition Assistance application FOR TRANSFERS (online via FACTS) due.

Spring/Summer Prior to 9th Grade (2021)

April 19th
New Student Welcome Night at 7 pm. 

May 22nd & June 12th 
Placement Exams for New Students. Report to the Main Building, rooms 327 & 329 at 9:00 AM. No calculators allowed. Bring 2 pencils.

July 15th
Health Forms due in Main Office.

August 6th
Schedules mailed.

August 14th
Used Book Sale and DeMatha Parent Organization Uniform sale in the Antler Room.